The World’s Most Expensive Stolen Paintings

It is said that around 47,000 works of art go missing each and every year, this being said it seems to be that we old ever hear of heists that involve the more valuable paintings. High-profile or not once a painting is stolen typically it will never be recovered. In this BBC film art critic Alastair Sooke examines the dark world of art theft, looking into some of the mysteries surrounding such crime.

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  • Hickscraft

    silly question maybe but why don’t they just hide a GPS chip in the frame of all the valuable paintings?

    • m

      cause theyre often cut out of the frame